Scuola Leonardo da Vinci
The Scuola Leonardo da Vinci, founded in 1977, is one of the most popular language institutions in Florence. As a founding member of several prestigious associations, the Scuola Leonardo da Vinci is committed to the high-quality teaching of Italian to foreign students. The Scuola Leonardo da Vinci is located in the heart of Florence’s historical center, just a short walk from many of Florence’s cultural sites.
ACCENT programs are designed with the Scuola Leonardo da Vinci for students to either directly enroll in the appropriate level at the Scuola, or for faculty from the Scuola Leonardo da Vinci to be hired to teach specific courses to ACCENT students.
Scuola Lorenzo de’ Medici
The Scuola Lorenzo de’ Medici has been in the study abroad business for over 3 decades and is centrally located in Florence near the Santa Maria Novella train station. In addition to its main campus, it has sites in Tuscania, Venice, and Rome. Students can choose from a range of about 500 courses in a wide variety of subjects, including art history, Italian language and culture, political science and international business. Lorenzo de’ Medici’s students and faculty differ greatly in origin, cultural background and their reasons for studying abroad and represent over 24 countries.
Students on ACCENT programs usually choose four core courses and one Italian Language course each semester.
Florence Association for International Education PALAZZI, is an association of a number of academic institutions located in the heart of Florence. Comprised of several subsidiary institutions located throughout the historic center, they offer an extensive array of courses and opportunities for students from many different backgrounds. Courses available range from culinary arts to fashion to hospitality management. A full immersion approach has a key role in the PALAZZI Association.